Volkswagen Touareg 2004-06

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Drain the engine coolant to a level below the sensor.

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    Fig. 0n 3.2L engines, the sensor is located on the thermostat housing coolant pipe assembly



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    Fig. Coolant temperature sensor location on 4.2L engines-coolant pipe sensor



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    Fig. Coolant temperature sensor location on 4.2L engines-radiator sensor

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  5. Unplug the sensor wiring harness.
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  7. Remove the retaining clip and remove the sensor from the coolant pipe or radiator as applicable.
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To install:

  1. Use a new o-ring and insert the sensor.
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  3. Engage the retaining clip.
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  5. Refill the cooling system to the proper level.
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